Jackson N (26 November 2019) Mandatory Pregnancy labels on alcohol set to cost industry a lot more. The industry claim is to continue voluntary labelling to‘minimise excessive costs to industry (and thus potentially to consumers)’ and because ‘awareness of the potential harm of alcohol for pregnant women is already at very high levels in the […]
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Yolanda Harris (25 October 2019) Ohio State’s STEPP helping expectant mothers with addiction. 10TV WBNS
Mirage News (14 October 2019) Alcohol industry-funded websites fail to give full evidence on key risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Extract from Audrey W. Y. Lim, May C. I. Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani Hessari, Mark P. Petticrew. Pregnancy, Fertility, Breastfeeding, and Alcohol Consumption: An Analysis of Framing and Completeness of Information Disseminated by Alcohol […]
Dennis Campbell (14 October 2019) Alcohol industry ‘puts pregnant women at risk’, researchers say. The Guardian UK.
Liz Collins (10 September 2019) ‘Doctor Warns Alcohol Is The Most Dangerous Substance To Unborn Babies’. VIDEO interview with Dr Jeff Wozniak.
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CBC News Canada (8 August 2019) ‘Depression is the largest factor for substance use during pregnancy, research finds’. “If we can target mental health and reduce that substance use, I think it can go a long away for improving children’s health.”
Online News (25 June 2019) Drinking alcohol during pregnancy has far reaching implications. FASD is South Africa’s largest birth defect with approximately 60 000 – 72 000 children born with the disability every year. South Africa has the highest rate of FASD in the entire world. Sierra Leone Times
The Pregnancy and Alcohol Cessation Toolkit (PACT) Educational Resource To facilitate the capability of health professionals to have these consultations in everyday clinical practice ‘The Pregnancy and Alcohol Cessation Toolkit (PACT) Educational Resource’ has been developed. The PACT has been developed in New Zealand by members of a Working Group comprised of experts in Addiction […]